Keidanren to enhance cooperation with govt

Japan Economy News - July 24, 2014 - 22:56
Members of the Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, agreed on Thursday to enhance its cooperation with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government. (Jiji Press)
Categories: Japan News

Shellfire 'kills 15 in Gaza school'

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 22:56
At least 15 people are killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza is shelled, Gaza health ministry says.
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Dangerous drug warehouse discovery leads to arrests

Japan Society News - July 24, 2014 - 22:54
A local office of the health ministry has identified a warehouse in Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, where so-called dangerous drugs were processed. (The Japan News)
Categories: Japan News

Itochu tying up with top Thai conglomerate

Japan Business News - July 24, 2014 - 22:52
Itochu has agreed to an unprecedented capital and business tie-up with Charoen Pokphand Group, one of Thailand's largest conglomerates, as the Japanese company seeks a stronger foothold in Asian markets. (Nikkei)
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Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 22:38
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
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Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 22:07
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
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Carbon concerns over wood burning

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:58
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
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Inquiry urged into two-hour execution

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:51
Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.
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Nasa seeks aid with Earth-Mars links

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:33
Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.
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Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:31
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.
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GM profits hit by recall problems

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:27
Earnings at the US car maker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
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Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:25
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, UN says.
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Suarez could return in El Clasico

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:21
Luis Suarez could make his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, with El Clasico set for 26 October.
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Family of four in death crash named

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 21:09
Police release the names of the West Lothian family killed in a crash between their car and a lorry in Polmont.
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Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:56
Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.
Categories: BBC World News

Central African Republic's road to anarchy

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:50
Andrew Harding crosses paths with Central African militias
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Hacking reporter spared prison

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:27
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for a year at the Old Bailey, after admitting charges including phone hacking.
Categories: BBC World News

Birdman heads Venice gala line-up

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:26
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.
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Day in pictures: 24 July 2014

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:24
Selection of news photos from around the world
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Man Utd 'not balanced' - Van Gaal

BBC World News - July 24, 2014 - 20:23
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his squad is imbalanced, despite beating LA Galaxy 7-0 on Wednesday.
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